Mohammad Habibullah Pulok

PhD Candidate in Health Economics, University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Email: mohammad.pulok@chere.uts.edu.au

Web: www.mohammadpulok.com

ABOUT ME

Mohammad Habibullah Pulok is a PhD candidate in Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. He is currently on a visiting PhD position at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), the University of Toronto, Canada. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is the industry partner of his PhD research. Mohammad is the recipient of the Capital Market Cooperative Research Centre’s (CMCRC) PhD stipend and UTS International Research Scholarship (IRS). His primary areas of research interest are equity in health and healthcare, health system performance measurement, development economics and applied econometrics. He also has a growing interest in health market big data analytics and data visualisation.

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CURRENT POSITION

Visiting PhD Student (January 2018 – till date)  

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

The University of Toronto, Canada.

EDUCATION

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Economics: July 2018 (Expected)
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, University of Technology Sydney(UTS), Australia
    Dissertation: Horizontal equity in the Australian Healthcare system: Exploring the unknows and updating the knowns
    Industry partner: The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
    PhD courses at other institutes:
    Social determinants of health-2014, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Inequality in health and healthcare-2017, Swiss Society of Health Economics and University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
  2. Master’s in Specialized Economic Analysis (Health Economics and Policy): 2012
    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain.
  3. Master of Science in Economics: 2011
    Stockholm University, Sweden.
  4. Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics: 2007
    University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

EMPLOYMENT

  1. Casual Academic: March 2016 – June 2017
    UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  2. Lecturer: May 2011- till date (On leave)
    Department of Economics, Southeast University, Bangladesh
  3. Research Assistant (remote): September 2014- August 2015
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  4. Research Assistant: February 2014- April 2014
    Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
  5. Consultant (Part-Time): September 2013- December 2013
    Sushasoner Jonno Procharavizan – SUPRO (Campaign for Good Governance), Bangladesh

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. The Canadian Centre for Health Economics (CCHE) fellowship, the University of Toronto, Canada: 2018
  2. UTS Business School Research Student Award, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia: 2017
  3. CHERE conference award, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia: 2017
  4. International Research Scholarship (IRS), University of Technology, Sydney (UTS): 2015-2018
  5. PhD scholarship, Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC), Australia: 2015-2108
  6. UNU-WIDER research grant on the political economy of social protection systems, Finland: 2015
  7. PhD scholarship, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark: 2015 (declined)
  8. Research stay grant, Aarhus University Research Foundation, Denmark: 2014
  9. World Health Organization (WHO) conference grant: 2013
  10. La Caixa foundation – Barcelona Graduate School of Economics merit scholarship, Spain: 2011-2012

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Pulok, M.H., Uddin, J., Enemark, U. and Hossin M.Z (2018) “Socioeconomic inequality of maternal healthcare use: An analysis of regional variation from Bangladesh”; Health and Place, 52:205-214
  2. Uddin, J., Hossin M.Z and Pulok, M.H. (2017) “Couple’s concordance and discordance in household decision-making and married women’s contraceptive use in Bangladesh”; BMC Women’s Health, 17:107
  3. Pulok, M.H. and Ahmed, M.U (2017) “Does corruption matter for economic development? Long run evidence from Bangladesh”; International Journal of Social Economics, 44(3), 350-361
  4. Pulok, M.H., Sabah, M.Nu., Uddin, J. and Enemark, U. (2016) “Progress in the utilisation of antenatal and delivery care services in Bangladesh: Where does the equity gap lie?”; BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16(1), 200
  5. Pulok, M.H., Sabah, M.Nu and Enemark, U. (2016) “Socioeconomic inequalities of child malnutrition in Bangladesh”; International Journal of Social Economics, 43(12), 1439-1459
  6. Uddin, J., Pulok, M.H. and Sabah, M.Nu. (2016) “Correlates of unmet need for contraception in Bangladesh: Does couples’ concordance in household decision-making matter?”; Contraception, 94 (1),18-26
  7. Ahmed, M.U and Pulok, M.H. (2013) “The Role of Political Stability on Economic Performance: The Case of Bangladesh”; Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 34(3), 61-100
  8. Pulok, M.H. (2012) “Revisiting Health and Income Inequality Relationship: Evidence from Developing Countries”; Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 33(4), 25-62

PUBLICATIONS UNDER REVIEW/REVISED

  1. Pulok, M.H. and Ahmed, M.U (2018) “Corporate Governance in Healthcare Organizations under Sarbanes-Oxley Act-2002: An Analysis of HealthSouth Corp. Accounting Scandal”

WORKING PAPERS

  1. Murshed, S.M, Badiuzzaman, M. and Pulok, M.H. (2017) “Fiscal capacity and social protection expenditure in developing nations” WIDER Working Paper 2017/60. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER.
  2. Murshed, S.M, Badiuzzaman, M, & Pulok, M.H. (2015). “Revisiting the role of the resource curse in shaping institutions and growth“. ISS Working Paper Series / General Series (Vol. 605, pp. 1–28). International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University (ISS)

CONFERENCES & SEMINARS

  1. Emerging Health Policy Research Conference, the University of Sydney, Australia: 2018
  2. The Canadian Centre for Health Economics (CCHE) seminar series, Toronto, Canada: 2018
  3. UTS Business School PhD Conference, Sydney, Australia: 2017
  4. The 39th Australian Conference for Health Economists, Sydney, Australia: 2017
  5. Emerging Health Policy Research Conference, the University of Sydney, Australia: 2017
  6. The 12th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (iHEA), Boston, USA: 2017
  7. Emerging Trend in Digital Health Conference, Sydney, Australia: 2017
  8. The CMCRC Health Market Quality program inaugural Health Fest, Sydney, Australia: 2016
  9. The CMCRC Health Conference – Improving Health through Data Analytics: Sydney, Australia: 2015
  10. Invited speaker on “Inequity, health and economics: What are the policy implications?”, the 8th World Health Organization (WHO) Global Conference on Health Promotion: Helsinki, Finland: 2013

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